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Paterson police cruiser (Photo: CBS 2)

Officials: Paterson Police Officer Involved In Overnight Shooting

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office said the officer was treated at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for trauma.

10/18/2014

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NYPD Officer Claims He Was Harassed For His Race, Painted Toenails

A mixed-race NYPD officer with painted toenails accused fellow officers in a department scuba unit of discriminating against him by calling him a transsexual and a descendant of slaves.

10/02/2014

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Long Island Cop Saves Pets From Burning Home

LAKE GROVE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Long Island police officer ran into a burning house to rescue a cat and then went back in again to save two dogs. Suffolk County police say Officer Eli […]

08/29/2014

NYPD Officer Johnny Castillo poses with Adelyn Pena-Fernandez, and her mother, Sheila Pena, after he revived the girl when she stopped breathing on Tuesday, Aug. 26. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Officer Credited With Saving Life Of 2-Month-Old Bronx Girl

An NYPD officer was being hailed as a hero Tuesday, credited with saving the life of a 2-month-old girl in a Bronx apartment.

08/26/2014

Brick, New Jersey police Officer Justin Delaney is accused of stalking his girlfriend through cellphone and social media communications. (Credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's office)

Brick, N.J. Police Officer Accused Of Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

A Brick, New Jersey police officer was indicted this week, on charges that he harassed and stalked his former girlfriend by phone, text and social media.

08/22/2014

FILE -- A man poses as Spider-Man in Times Square  (Credit: CBS 2)

Spider-Man Accused Of Assaulting Police Officer In Times Square

A man dressed as Spider-Man has been charged with assaulting a police officer following a dispute with a woman in Times Square.

07/26/2014

Police Officer Struck By Car On Hutchinson River Pkwy.

The officer was struck on the Hutchinson River Parkway in White Plains at around 9:30 p.m.

07/19/2014

Suspect wanted in connection with a police-involved shooting in Queens (Credit: NYPD)

$12,000 Reward Offered In Police-Involved Shooting In Queens

A $12,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the attempted murder of a police officer and sergeant in Queens.

06/23/2014

Suspect wanted in connection with a police-involved shooting in Queens (Credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Suspect Who Shot At Police Sergeant & Officer In Queens

Police are looking for an unidentified Hispanic man who they said fired at a police sergeant and another office in Queens on Saturday.

06/21/2014

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Police: Rookie Port Authority Officer Catches Rahway Murder Suspect

A rookie Port Authority police officer spotted and apprehended a suspect Thursday in a shooting that left a man dead outside a Rahway, New Jersey strip club last November, police said.

06/05/2014

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Feds: NYPD Officer Gave Out Driver’s License Info To Use Fraudulently

Federal agents on Tuesday arrested a New York City Police officer on charges of fraud and identity theft, after he allegedly gave out other people’s driver’s license information to use falsely.

05/27/2014

Snow in Central Park Dec. 17, 2013 (Kathy McGee CBS 2)

Early Morning Runner Upset After Getting Ticket In Central Park

Early-morning joggers have been advised to beware that exercising in Central Park before 6 a.m. could result in a run-in with the law.

03/01/2014

Police Shooting, Crown Heights

Police Officer Shot 3 Times In Crown Heights, Brooklyn

An NYPD officer was shot in both legs Wednesday afternoon in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

02/26/2014

Police respond to Nassau University Medical Center after a corrections officer was slashed on Feb. 5, 2014 (Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Corrections Officer Attacked At Nassau University Medical Center

A corrections officer who was guarding a prisoner on the 9th floor was attacked around 10:30 Wednesday morning. He was slashed on the back of the neck.

02/05/2014

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Pleasantville Cop In Trouble For Alleged Racist Rant On Facebook

The Westchester County village of Pleasantville has placed a police officer on administrative leave, after he was allegedly caught making a racist rant — reportedly about President Barack Obama — on Facebook.

12/17/2013

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